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Software Engineer

San Jose, California, United States
April 12, 2019

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Arselan Alvi

San Jose, CA ■ 408-***-**** ■ ■ Java Developer completing BS in Software Engineering. Seeking full-time Entry Level Software Engineer position specializing in Web Development and OOP.

• Knowledge of modern techniques in software engineering, information security, and web development.

• Skilled in backend programming with Java, C++, PHP; frontend design with HTML, CSS, JavaScript.

• Experienced with database design and cloud storage using MySQL, SQLite, DB2, and AWS (EC2).

• Great at solving complex technical problems using troubleshooting, testing, debugging, and algorithm design. EDUCATION

BS in Software Engineering, Expected May 2019

San Jose State University

• Courses in data structures & algorithms, software engineering, databases, web design, computer architecture, computer networks, information security, server-side programming, object oriented programming, operating systems.

• Completed projects in gaming development, full stack web apps, social networking website design. SKILLS & TECHNOLOGIES

Programming: Java, C/C++, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, Python (Django, Keras, Theano). Databases: MySQL, SQL Server, SQLite, DB2, AWS.

Operating Systems: UNIX/Linux, iOS, Android.

Dev Tools: J2EE, Jenkins, Git, Tomcat, Java Swing, openFrameworks/OpenGL, phpMyAdmin, JDBC, JUnit Testing. PROJECTS

"Aurora" Image Marketing Social Network Site -

• Developed full stack social networking website where users can post, buy, and sell images. Members receive points when they upload images. Earned points used as currency to buy images.

• Built frontend using HTML, CSS, Bootstrap. Contributed to backend development with PHP based server side back- end and MySQL database .queries.

“Foresite” Demand Forecasting using Neural Networks -

• Developed website that makes prediction based on data provided using LSTM demand forecasting system. Used system to predict amount of views a website can aggregate on a certain day, given user’s data over a period of time.

• Built complete system using Gunicorn, Nginx, Django, SQLite. Designed LSTM with Keras/Theano and Anaconda2 for Python. System works by feeding CSV data from text file to calculate prediction. Cafe Mocha Coffee Shop Management Site -

• Created coffee shop website for managers to track employee data with Single Sign On, CRUD, and search functions using HTML, CSS, JavaScript.

• Project Supervisor for 3-member team. Contributed to backend development and testing using JDBC and MySQL. Developed in Jenkins and Git.

Space Invaders Video Game -

• Developed version of classic 2D arcade game using C++ and openFrameworks.

"Munchies" Online Shopping Website -

• Developed online grocery shopping website using J2EE and JDBC as back-end and Apache Tomcat server. Plagiarism Checker -

• Built Java anti-plagiarism application which scans file and compares with original file based on number of words. WORK EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant, Math Department, San Jose State University Sept 2016 – Present

• Grader, tutor, and work shop facilitator for Calculus I-IV, Numerical Analysis, and Scientific Computing. Achieved grade improvement for 100% of students tutored.


Won 2nd Prize in public speaking contest for speech on Scientology at Mission College.

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